KARACHI: Police arrested a robber in injured condition after an alleged encounter in Nazimabad area of the metropolis in the wee hours of Thursday.
According to police sources, a robber, Akram, son of Qayyum, was looting people at gunpoint in Nazimabad No-4 when a police team reached the scene. The accused opened fire on the police team which was retaliated by the police.
During the shootout for some time, the robber sustained bullet injuries. Police arrested him in injured condition and recovered a TT pistol with rounds, a motorbike and mobile phones from his possession. The police said that the accused was habitual criminal and wanted to police in a number of cases.
The arrested robber was shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for treatment.